Fruit processing unit a boon for Agartala

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Agartala, June 29 (ANI): A revived fruit-processing unit is turning out to be a boon for the locals of Agartala, as it has opened up job opportunities for them.

The unit has been up by Pijush Agro Tech in Ushabazar area of the State.

According to the manager of the Pijush Agro Tech, the factory was in bad condition and has been revived now.

"We import pineapples from villages which benefits the farmers and factory workers. Earlier due to insurgency, we had problems. We were not being able to get fruits easily but now everything is fine and peaceful", said S P Singh, Manager.

Workers of the unit are satisfied with their work and earnings.

"This factory is a boon for us as we are able to work here after completing our household chores. We are earning well here which is an extra income, moreover, we also have provident fund", said Seema Das.

With the return of peace and normalcy in the region, various other industrial units are also planning to open their units in Tripura. (ANI)

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